Platinum Sponsors:

Microsoft Logo Microsoft Corporation

As the world’s leading Software Company, Microsoft has pioneered many of the technology innovations that paved the way for the digital information revolution. With products ranging from the Windows operating systems to the Office productivity suite, the Visual Studio suite of developers tools, and the Xbox 360 video game platform, and a broad range of new offerings in high-growth areas including Web-based services, unified communications, search, advertising and much more, Microsoft continues to be the worldwide leader in helping people and businesses realize their full potential.

Google Logo Google

Google is a proud user and supporter of SVG, and SVG is an integral part of many of our web sites. We are excited about the new web applications technologies like SVG, HTML5, and CSS3 make possible.

Gold Sponsor: Google Canon

Canon has been a member of the W3C SVG WG since 1990 and contributed to the development of the SVG core specification, as well as to various SVG enhancements, including SVG Print, SVG Compositing, SVG Filters, and SVG Transforms. In 2004, Canon hosted the third SVG Open conference in Tokyo, Japan.
Canon Research Centre France SAS is the French R&D Centre for Canon and is located in Rennes. Since 1991, Canon Research Centre France has been involved in various international standardization activities in digital imaging and communication technologies, including several W3C WGs.

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Gold Sponsor: SMA Netagis Netagis

Sma-Netagis, formerly Netagis, is a French company which produces « Netagis MAPS », a web based GIS software. Since the begining, the company has been a SVG pioneer in particular with its cartographic interfaces. Netagis Maps includes a SVG map visualization, update and edition tools that are improved since almost 10 years.

Gold Sponsor: Institut Telecom Institut Telecom

Institut Telecom's mission lies in higher education, research and innovation in the field of information and communication science and technology. It is a public administrative institution placed under the aegis of the Minister for the Economy, Industry and Employment. The Institut Telecom is particularly keen to disseminate scientific, technological and economic knowledge and support business start-ups, objectives that are a natural follow-on from its missions and represent important activities.

Missions of Institut Telecom:
    - Higher education in telecommunications and information technology:
      training and life-long learning programs
    - Information and communication technology research

Silver Sponsors:

Logo Slippery Rock UniversitySlippery Rock University℠

Slippery Rock University is Pennsylvania’s premier public residential university. A member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, SRU provides students with a comprehensive learning experience that intentionally combines academic instruction with enhanced educational and learning opportunities that make a positive difference in their lives.

Slippery Rock University has a long-standing commitment to innovative uses of technology throughout the curriculum. Members of the computer science and geology and geography departments have been using SVG as a part of their instruction and research since 2003. SRU offers one of the most affordable and technologically up-to-date educational programs with undergraduate programs in information technology, computer science, information systems, emerging technologies, digital media and GIS, and has consistently been chosen as one of its region's 'most wired campuses'.

Logo IkivoIkivo

IKIVO is the market leading supplier of user experience solutions base on open standards for mass market devices, with a deployed base greater than 400 million devices. IKIVO's solutions empower manufacturers of mobile phones and other consumer devices, as well as chipset manufacturers to deliver rich compelling graphics an user experience across platforms. IKIVO Enrich is a framework of products, focusing on client side technology, delivering graphically rich, embedded user experiences for mobile devices and consumer electronic products. It is based on open web technologies, like SVG and JavaScript, and supports multiple platforms. For more information, please visit


Supporter: IEEE FranceIEEE France

IEEE is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community through its highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities.

Each year, over 100,000 technical professionals attend the more than 900 conferences sponsored or co-sponsored by the IEEE.
From microelectronics and microwaves to sensors and security, IEEE conferences cover relevant topics that showcase the depth and breadth of members’ technical fields.

[an error occurred while processing this directive] Conference Supporter: W3C World Wide Web Consortium

W3C is a long-time SVG Open supporter. As the active creator and maintainer of the SVG and related web standards, W3C has an interest in the success of the SVG web graphics standard and related activities. Since the first SVG Open conference in Zurich in 2002, W3C has been supporting the conference by helping to announce the conference, sending speakers, organizing panel sessions and sending out the call for participation. W3C Japan and Keio University were also involved with the organization of the 2004 and 2007 conferences.

Conference Supporter: River ValleyRiver Valley

River Valley Technologies specialize in typesetting STM journals and books. They have an automated workflow whereby PDFs are generated from XML/MathML with 100% automation. The workflow has taken some 12 years to develop, and is based around free open source software. RVT are also developing the first eBook reader software that handles mathematics directly through MathML.

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